Docking standard; Food growth chambers

Go to the [International Docking Standard website][1] to get the specs on how to build your docking adapter: [Space Station Partners Release International Docking Standard – NASA][2]. === An interesting report on a portable hydroponic system used in an Antarctic research station for several years that can be adapted for space habitats: [Lunar Greenhouse Could Grow Food For Future Moon Colonies – SPACE.com][3].

See also: /– [Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station: Food Growth Chamber – Ferraro Choi and Associates][4] /– [South Pole Food Growth Chamber – Univ. Arizona][5] – photos, papers, presentations /– [University of Arizona’s South Pole Hydroponic Project – presentation (ppt)][6]

[1]: http://www.internationaldockingstandard.com/ [2]: http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2010/oct/HQ_10-266_Docking_Standards.html [3]: http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/moon-vegetable-greenhouse-101019.html [4]: http://www.ferrarochoi.com/casestudies/southpole/southpole6_foodgrowth.html [5]: http://ag.arizona.edu/ceac/research/SouthPoleChamber/index.htm [6]: http://ag.arizona.edu/ceac/research/SouthPoleChamber/refferences/NasaTalk.ppt

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